HALIFAX. Halifax Town had a surprising win over Weymouth with a 2-0 win with a goal from K. Spence (81′) and a goal from J. Slew (33′).
The match was played at the The Shay Stadium stadium in Halifax on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Lewis Smith. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 12.6 degrees Celsius or 54.66 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 58%.
- 53 Ball Possession 47
- 16 Total 2
- 5 On Target 0
- 11 Off Target 2
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 122 Attack 121
- 52 Dangerous attack 26
- 105 Ball safe 108
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 1
- 2 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 3
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Halifax Town was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Weymouth that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Halifax Town was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Halifax Town won the match.
Halifax Town shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Weymouth shot 2 times, 0 on target, 2 off target.
Halifax Town received 2 yellow cards (K. Spence and J. Senior). On the opposite side, Weymouth received 2 yellow cards (T. Cordner and C. Murray).
After this match, Halifax Town will have 23 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Weymouth will stay with 8 points like Maidenhead United and Southend United to move up in the 21st place.
In the next match in the National League, Halifax Town will play away with Solihull Moors on the 23rd of October with a 5-1 head to head record in favor of Halifax Town (2 draws).
Weymouth will host Wealdstone on the 23rd of October with a 1-1 head to head record.
Halifax Town – Formation
The manager Peter Wild decided to play with the following team: S. Johnson, N. Maher, T. Warren, J. Senior, J. Slew, K. Green, K. Spence, H. Gilmour, B. Waters, M. Warburton and J. Debrah.
The home team had on the bench: J. Allen, E. Newby, M. Woods, L. Summerfield and G. McDonagh.
Halifax Town made 3 changes: H. Gilmour for E. Newby (77′), B. Waters for J. Allen (77′) and M. Warburton for M. Woods (80′).
Weymouth – Formation
On the other side, Brian Stock played with: R. Fitzsimons, O. Harfield, J. Leslie-Smith, T. Cordner, S. Shields, C. Brooks, A. Robinson, C. Murray, O. Mussa, B. Goodship and T. Bearwish.
They had on the bench: A. McBurnie, J. McQuoid, B. Ash, A. Rose and T. Olomowewe.
Weymouth made 3 changes: A. Robinson for A. McBurnie (56′), C. Murray for J. McQuoid (60′) and S. Shields for B. Ash (67′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the National League.
- King’s Lynn Town – Solihull Moors – 0-1
- Altrincham – Maidenhead United – 2-0
- Southend United – Chesterfield – 0-4
- Stockport County – Aldershot Town – 1-0
- Boreham Wood – Dagenham & Redbridge – 2-0
- Wealdstone – Eastleigh – 1-2
- Bromley – Torquay United – 2-0
- Dover Athletic – Barnet – 1-2
- Halifax Town – Weymouth – 2-0
- Woking – Grimsby Town – 0-1
- Yeovil Town – Notts County – 0-2